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When cancer is present in an ovary, unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy surgery may be a recommended treatment option. This procedure, which involves the surgical removal of one ovary and its adjoining fallopian tube, is available to women from Boca Raton, Florida, at Moffitt Cancer Center in nearby Tampa. Each year, thousands of cancer patients from around the state and across the country entrust their health to our fellowship-trained surgeons. These talented surgeons exclusively perform procedures related to their respective fields of specialty (gynecological cancers, for example), granting them a superior level of expertise that translates into better treatment experiences for our patients. 

As part of our commitment to advancing ovarian cancer treatment, Moffitt also provides each patient with access to a multispecialty treatment team with a diverse approach. This tumor board of cancer specialists includes gynecological oncologists, pathologists, reproductive endocrinologists, dietitians and other medical and supportive care professionals who are dedicated to enhancing patient quality of life. Each ovarian cancer patient’s case is continually reviewed by our tumor board, and her individualized treatment plan is refined as necessary based on her progress and health care preferences. 

Moffitt’s efforts to advance cancer treatment have played a key role in our achievement of multiple distinctions, which include the following:

  • We are a high-volume cancer center and our surgeons perform a high amount of complex surgeries for virtually every type of cancer. 
  • We are the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida.
  • Our patient satisfaction rate consistently ranks at an unparalleled 95 percent. 

 To help ensure that women from Boca Raton, FL, have access to unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy surgery and other treatments at Moffitt with as few inconveniences as possible, we’ve partnered with several area hotels that offer discounted rates to our patients and their families. These accommodations meet or exceed our stringent standards regarding hygiene and infection control and can provide safe, comfortable and convenient lodging options for our out-of-town patients. 

Women from Boca Raton, FL, and beyond who are interested in learning more about unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy surgery and other ovarian cancer treatments at Moffitt can call 1-888-663-3488 or complete our new patient registration form online. No referrals are necessary to speak with our cancer specialists. 

Ovarian Cancer